How To Withdraw Money From Western Union In Ghana

By | April 28, 2022

Western Union money services give you the freedom to send and receive money in the method that works best for you. You can receive cash at an agent location or have it sent directly to your debit card if you don’t have a bank account or mobile wallet.

You can track a transfer using the Western Union app or the homepage at Then provide the sender’s name as well as the MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number). The status of your money transfer will then be updated for you. Check the progress of your money transfer right now.

In this article, we are taking a look at how you can withdraw money from Western Union whenever our relatives abroad wire us with some foreign currency.

What documents can I use in Ghana to withdraw money? 

Any official government-issued ID, such as a valid National Identity Card like Ghana card, Voters card or driver’s license must be shown. If you are a foreigner in Ghana, you must show a Foreign Identity Number (FIN), or an international passport to confirm your identity.

Acceptable IDs are governed by Ghana’s banking rules and regulations.

How do I know if my money transfer has been received?

You can get to track a transfer on the homepage at or on the Western Union app. Then type in the sender’s name and MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number). Then you’ll be able to see where your money is in real time, whether it’s ready to pick up at an agent location or has landed in your bank account.

Information to Present Before You Withdraw Your Money

  • Your name and address.
  • Your sender’s full name.
  • The country where the money was sent from.
  • The exact amount that was sent.
  • The tracking number (MTCN – Money Transfer Control Number)
  • Acceptable IDs are also required.

How To Withdraw Money At Western Union Agents

Visit an agent location near you with your government-issued ID. You’ll also need to ask the sender for the tracking number (MTCN) and the cash agent will sort you out when you provide the right information.

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